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AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials

Course Overview

This class is essential for all new AutoCAD users, or as an excellent class for end users of other CAD systems who are migrating to AutoCAD.

Who Should Attend

Professionals who want unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for producing superb 3D modeling

Course Objectives

  • Navigate the AutoCAD user interfaces
  • Use the fundamental features of AutoCAD
  • Use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings
  • Present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way

    Course Outline

    1 - Getting Started with AutoCAD

    • Starting the Software
    • User Interface
    • Working with Commands
    • Cartesian Workspace
    • Opening an Existing Drawing File
    • Viewing Your Drawing
    • Saving Your Work

    2 - Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

    • Drawing Lines
    • Erasing Objects
    • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
    • Drawing Rectangles
    • Drawing Circles
    • Undo and Redo Actions

    3 - Projects - Creating a Simple Drawing

    • Create a Simple Drawing
    • Create Simple Shapes

    4 - Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

    • Using Running Object Snaps
    • Using Object Snap Overrides
    • Polar Tracking at Angles
    • Object Snap Tracking
    • Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional)

    5 - Making Changes in Your Drawing

    • Selecting Objects for Editing
    • Moving Objects
    • Copying Objects
    • Rotating Objects
    • Scaling Objects
    • Mirroring Objects
    • Editing with Grips

    6 - Projects - Making Your Drawings More Precise

    • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
    • Architectural Project: Landscape
    • Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
    • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
    • Mechanical Project: Satellite

    7 - Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

    • Creating New Drawings With Templates
    • What are Layers?
    • Layer States
    • Changing an Object's Layer

    8 - Advanced Object Types

    • Drawing Arcs
    • Drawing Polylines
    • Editing Polylines
    • Drawing Polygons
    • Drawing Ellipses

    9 - Analyzing Model and Object Properties

    • Working with Object Properties
    • Measuring Objects

    10 - Projects - Drawing Organization & Information

    • Architectural Project
    • Mechanical Project
    • Civil Project

    11 - Advanced Editing Commands

    • Trimming and Extending Objects
    • Stretching Objects
    • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
    • Creating Arrays of Objects

    12 - Inserting Blocks

    • What are Blocks?
    • Working with Dynamic Blocks
    • Inserting Blocks
    • Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
    • Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter
    • Inserting Blocks using the Content Explorer

    13 - Projects - Creating More Complex Objects

    • Mechanical Project 1 - Plate
    • Mechanical Project 2 - Gasket
    • Mechanical Project 3 - Plate
    • Mechanical Project 4 - Rocker Arm
    • Architectural Project 1 - Floor Plan
    • Architectural Project 2 - Floor Plan
    • Civil Project - Parking Lot

    14 - Setting Up a Layout

    • Printing Concepts
    • Working in Layouts
    • Creating Layouts
    • Creating Layout Viewports
    • Guidelines for Layouts

    15 - Printing Your Drawing

    • Printing Layouts
    • Print and Plot Settings

    16 - Projects - Preparing to Print

    • Mechanical Project
    • Architectural Project

    17 - Text

    • Working with Annotations
    • Adding Text in a Drawing
    • Modifying Multiline Text
    • Formatting Multiline Text
    • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
    • Creating Tables
    • Modifying Tables

    18 - Hatching

    • Hatching
    • Editing Hatches

    19 - Adding Dimensions

    • Dimensioning Concepts
    • Adding Linear Dimensions
    • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
    • Editing Dimensions

    20 - Projects - Annotating Your Drawing

    • Mechanical Project
    • Architectural Project 1
    • Architectural Project 2
    • Civil Project

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    This is a 3-day class

    Price: $1,495.00
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    Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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    03/23/2020 10:00AM - 6:00PM Online LIVE OLL
    06/01/2020 10:00AM - 6:00PM Online LIVE OLL
    08/03/2020 10:00AM - 6:00PM Online LIVE OLL
    10/05/2020 10:00AM - 6:00PM Online LIVE OLL
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    Class times are listed Eastern time
    This class is available for Private Group Training